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Issue Details

Issue #27
Published March 1953 [March 1954]
Frequency monthly
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 36
Editing Stan Lee
Notes March 1954 issue; indicia has a typo listing the publication date as March 1953.

Cover Details - "The Dwarf of Horrormoor!"

Genre horror
Pencils Carl Burgos (layouts) ?
Notes Shows Independent Distributor logo. Shows ACMP (American Comic Magazine Publishers) Seal of Approval. Joe Maneely credit changed based on information from [Mike Nielse 7/2010]

5 page story "The Man Who Wasn't"

Synopsis When a scientist invents life in a test tube he is erased from existence by God.
Genre science fiction
Pencils Mort Lawrence
Inks Mort Lawrence

2 page text story "Haunted House"

Genre horror
Letters typeset
Reprinted from Uncanny Tales (Marvel, 1952 series) #1 (June 1952) [originally titled "The Night Horror"]

5 page story "The Dwarf of Horrormoor"

Synopsis A duke plays a trick on his dwarf jester by replacing all of the furniture in his room with smaller versions so as to make the dwarf appear normal size when he wakes.
Genre horror
Pencils Sid Greene ?
Inks Sid Greene ?
Notes Credit Information supplied by

4 page story "The Thieves"

Synopsis When Earth is warned that the aliens heading for them are thieves they have no idea that their intent is to steal the sun.
Genre science fiction
Pencils Matt Fox
Inks Matt Fox

4 page story "The Invaders!"

Genre science fiction
Pencils Ross Andru
Inks Jack Abel ?
Notes A similar story to the Ditko story in Strange Tales #95. Credit Information supplied by

5 page story "Half-Human!"

Synopsis The manufacturer of androids unknowingly marries one and only finds out when he deploys gas to dissolve a group of rebellious androids that plot to depose humanity.
Genre horror
Pencils Robert Q. Sale
Inks Robert Q. Sale